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Kindergarten and First Grade

April 6 – May 1: Dear Kindergarten & 1st Grade Families, as the COVID19 school dismissal continues we want to be able to provide online services to kindergarten and 1st grade students. Laptop computers are available to Salt Lake School District families who do not already have a computer in their home. Laptops may be checked out Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 2:00 at Liberty Elementary and Hillside Junior High Schools. Families will also receive information about obtaining no-cost internet access for student learning. One laptop will be issued for every two siblings in the school. For more information visit slcschools.org. 

 

6 de abril - 1 de mayo: Estimadas familias de jardín de infantes y primer grado, a medida que continúa la salida de la escuela COVID19, queremos poder proporcionar servicios en línea a estudiantes de jardín de infantes y primer grado. Las computadoras portátiles están disponibles para las familias del Distrito Escolar de Salt Lake que aún no tienen una computadora en su hogar. Las computadoras portátiles se pueden retirar de lunes a viernes de 9:00 a 2:00 en Liberty Elementary y Hillside Junior High Schools. Las familias también recibirán información sobre cómo obtener acceso gratuito a Internet para el aprendizaje de los estudiantes. Se emitirá una computadora portátil por cada dos hermanos en la escuela. Para más información visite slcschools.org. 

Resources

Below are some links to resources you may find helpful.

General resources from the Salt Lake Education Foundation

Totem Newsletter

Technology Support

If you are having problems with your district laptops, you can go to one of the locations listed below, Monday-Friday, 9 am - 2 pm. We will have technicians at these locations to exchange and repair laptops. This will last for the duration of the dismissal. The locations are: 

o   Rose Park Elementary 

o   Mountain View Elementary 

o   Liberty Elementary 

o   East High School 

o   Hillside Middle School 

JAZZ BEAR READING CHALLENGE

Jazz Bear is challenging kids in kindergarten all the way through 12th grade to read 600 minutes by April 27. See the link below to participate.

https://www.nba.com/jazz/reading-challenge

MEALS FOR STUDENTS – “LUNCH TODAY, BREAKFAST TOMORROW”

Starting on Monday Mar. 23, we will have a change to our Meals for Students program.

  • We will no longer serve breakfast from 8:30 - 9:30 am every day. Instead, we will serve combo meals every day from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. We will continue to serve meals every weekday, Monday to Friday, even during Spring Break.
  • Depending on demand, sites may remain open longer if families are still in line after 12:30 pm.
  • Please note that we will NOT serve breakfast on Monday Mar. 23 as we shift to this new format. We apologize for any disruption this may cause.

On-Line Registration Link

Please go to our On-Line Registration Link to start the registration process. 

https://apex.slcschools.org/apex/f?p=1999%3A1%3A0%3A%3A%3A%3A%3A&tz=-6%3A00

WHITTIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DRESS CODE

Whittier Elementary School Dress Code / School Uniform

  • Colors include tan/khaki, red, white, navy blue and black. Tops must be a different color than bottoms.
  • Socks and tights should also be a solid dress code color.
  • Logos are permitted. The size of the logo must fit under a quarter.
  • Decorations/embellishments must also be solid dress code colors.
  • *Official Whittier Elementary School shirts.

*Official Whittier Elementary School shirts include those of clubs and organizations directly affiliated with Whittier Elementary School; where membership or participation is available for all students, or all students of a particular grade level, i.e., Whittier Elementary School PTA shirts, Chess Club, Ballet West, etc.

+1 Campaign

This year, the Whittier PTA and ELP Steering Committees want to encourage you to think "+1" any time you are purchasing clothing for your own child.  Find a good back-to-school sale on uniform items? Consider buying one extra piece of clothing or one extra outfit that you can donate.  Are the seasons changing and your child has outgrown a few items that are still in good shape?  Think Whittier first. We will have a bin located in the main office where you can drop off these new (or gently used) uniform items throughout the school year.  Together, our efforts can make a big difference for the children in our Whittier community! 

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